New England Football Conference coaches have pick Endicott College as the team to beat. Maine Maritime Academy has been picked to finish seventh. NEFC play begins September 6th.

The Endicott Gulls are the defending conference champions and will return NEFC offensive player of the year, QB Drew Frenette.

The MMA Mariners are coming off a 1-6 NEFC season (1-8 overall). The Mariners had the nation's top running game last season, averaging 373 YPG.

MMA's coach Chris McKenney begins his 14th year in Castine. The Mariners open the season September 6th with an -out-of-conference game against Holland College (PEI, Canada).

Check out the complete NEFC Coaches Poll:

Rank Team Points
1. Endicott College 12
2. Salve Regina University 16
3. Western New England University 30
4. Massachusetts Institute of Technology 32
5. Curry College 40
6. United States Coast Guard Academy 42
7. Maine Maritime Academy 55
8. Nichols College 61